|Ab urbe condita||2773|
|Balinese saka calendar||1941–1942|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||己亥年 (Earth Pig)|
4716 or 4656
— to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4717 or 4657
|- Vikram Samvat||2076–2077|
|- Shaka Samvat||1941–1942|
|- Kali Yuga||5120–5121|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 32|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 109|
|Thai solar calendar||2563|
2146 or 1765 or 993
— to —
2147 or 1766 or 994
|Unix time||1577836800 – 1609459199|
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2020 (MMXX) will be a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2020th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 20th year of the 3rd millennium, the 20th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2020s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- May 17 – Dominican Republic presidential election.
- July 24 – August 9 – The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
- October 20 – The 2020 World Expo will open in Dubai.
- November 3 – United States presidential election.
- December 31 – The Brexit transition period will expire.
- ESA's ExoMars Rover touches down on Mars.
- Planned initial observations by the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.
- Planned launch of NASA's Mars 2020 mission to study the habitability of Mars and prepare for future human missions.
- Planned launch of the unmanned Euclid spaceprobe to study dark energy.
- The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository was scheduled to begin accepting nuclear waste.
- Earliest year that power aboard the space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 is expected to terminate (though either probe may function past this date).
- Estimated completion date for the Compass navigation system.
- Liberia will become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid – Norway will pay the impoverished country $150m to stop deforestation by 2020.
- According to UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres, 2020 is a critical year to limit climate change and avoid irreversible effects.
- The Large Hadron Collider will be substantially upgraded.
- Estimated completion date for the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, which is expected to become the tallest building in the world and the first to reach 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) in height.
- Estimated completion of the Aegis Ashore missile defense system in Poland.
- According to Indian government report, 21 cities' groundwater will run out by 2020.
- Starbucks is working to remove all plastic straws from their stores worldwide by 2020.
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- "A group of prominent scientists says we have three years to save the planet from irreversible destruction".
- "New skyscraper set to dwarf the world's tallest tower". Network Ten.
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